Today at the Design of Life blog: The Smithsonian vs. the Cambrian explosion
Charles Walcott. director (secretary) of the Smithsonian, had found the equivalent of Noah's Ark. He found every animal phylum, or - as physicist Gerald Schroeder puts it - the "basic anatomies" of all animal life forms today.
Cause for rejoicing?
No, because there was a problem. The problem was that the find obviously did not support Darwin's theory of evolution:
So what did he do?